Vilija Blinkevičiūtė

Blinkevičiūtė star relit: what awaits the Social Democrats and should the Conservatives be concerned?

With the pandemic simmering out in Lithuania, voters have rated both the ruling politicians and those in the opposition, wrote in its editorial section Laiko ženklai. The Social Democrats, who elected MEP V. Blinkevičiūtė […]

Viktor Uspaskich with his MEP badge

Uspaskich’s return – already clear, who would lose the most

The Labour Party is rising like a phoenix from the ashes. At least this opinion can be formed when looking at public opinion polls, where this party has entered the four parties people are prepared […]

Dr. Gintautas Mažeikis

Presidential elections: contemporary society is neither farmers, nor proletariat

I did not wish to criticise Vytenis Andriukaitis during the presidential elections. I respect his decision to aid his party and social democracy by running in the presidential elections, while supporting the standard, even if […]

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In the last 2 years, number of MPs declaring their meetings with interest groups or lobbyists doubles

In the last 2 years, the number of Lithuanian MPs who declare with which interest groups or lobbyists they meet has doubled. Last year, parliamentarians also announced 1,5 times more meetings than in 2017. These figures are reported in research conducted by Transparency International Lithuania, which includes information from, official work calendars, and personal websites of the parliamentarians. […]

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Municipal council compositions: dominance in some cities

On Monday, the composition of municipal councils is beginning to emerge. […]